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Get to Know Anne Ellis, NIBS Board Chair
Anne M. Ellis, P.E., Hon.M.ACI, F.ASCE, NAC is a recognized structural engineer, industry trailblazer, and champion of innovation to improve our built environment. Her career extends over four decades, six continents, and numerous boundary-spanning corporate roles enabling dynamic growth and innovation in technology, business, and operations. A… more
U.S. National BIM Program Names Workstream Leads
Last fall, the National Institute of Building Sciences developed an implementation and launch plan for the U.S. National BIM Program (NBP). The 60-page Foundation for Digital Transformation of Capital Facilities and Infrastructure plan details a strategy toward achieving critical digital transformation of the construction industry. “[NBP] will… more
Female worker on jobsite
The National Institute of Building Sciences takes social equity in the built environment very seriously. This month, NIBS convened 30 building industry executives to discuss social equity and goals to steer the future of the U.S. built environment workforce. The roundtable included participants being carried through exercises to develop an… more
NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) U.S. Billion-Dollar Weather and Climate Disasters (2023)
Last week, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reported the US surpassed $1 trillion in losses and 5,000 deaths from 122 separate billion-dollar disasters over the past seven years. These eyewatering losses demonstrate the need to redouble our collective efforts to reduce disaster impacts. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (… more
Our Top Blogs in 2022
As we look ahead to 2023, we’re reflecting on the news and information that crossed the NIBS blog this year. Here are our top posts from each month, according to readership. January: Building Resilient Communities by Incentivizing Investments February: Lead the Conversation on the U.S. Built Environment. Join the NIBS Board of Directors! March… more